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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(3): 1710-1715
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.603.196


Influence of Seed Pelleting on Crop Performance and Seed Yield in French Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) cv. Arka Anoop
Chaya Devi*, P. Balakrishna and J. Chandraprakash
Department of Seed Science and Technology, University of Agricultural Sciences,GKVK, Bangalore – 65, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

An field experiment was conducted during rabi, 2013 at Department of Horticulture, UAS, GKVK, Bangalore to understand the influence of seed pelleting on crop performance and seed yield of French bean cv. Arka Anoop. The experiment consists of eight treatments with seed pelleting viz., T1(control), T2 (seed pelleting with clay + Gypsum (1:1), T3 (seed pelleting with clay +Neem leaf powder + Gypsum (1:1:1), T4 (seed pelleting with biofertilizers (Rhizobium) @ 30 g/kg), T5 (seed pelleting with ZnSO4 @ 3g/kg), T6 (seed pelleting with Borax @ 3g /kg), T7 (seed pelleting with Capton (2.5g/kg) + Imidacloprid (2.5g/kg) and T8 (seed pelleting with ZnSO4 @ 3 g/kg + borax @ 3g/kg + Capton (2.5g/kg) + Imidacloprid (2.5g/kg) and laid out in RCBD design with three replications. The experimental results indicated the superiority of seed pelleting with ZnSO4 @ 3g/kg + borax @ 3 g/kg + Capton (2.5g/kg) + Imidacloprid (2.5g/kg) as compared to all other treatments including unpelleted control. Data on crop performance and seed yield parameters such as field emergence (92.00%), plant height at harvest (48.56cm), number of branches at harvest (10), number of leaves at harvest (43.66) number of flowers per plant (30.33), days to anthesis (28.00), days taken to 50 per cent flowering (32.66), days to maturity (86.00), number of pods per plant (21.66), pod weight per plant (27.06g), pod length (16.53cm), number of seeds per pod (5.33), seed yield per plant (24.47g), seed yield per plot (513.8g) and seed yield per hectare (28.54q) was maximum in seed pelleted with ZnSO4 @ 3g/kg + borax @ 3g/kg + Capton (2.5g/kg) + Imidacloprid (2.5g/kg) compared to control.


Keywords: French bean seeds, Chemicals, Botanicals, Pelleting, Seed yield, Seed quality.
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Chaya Devi, K., P. Balakrishna and Chandraprakash, J. 2017. Influence of Seed Pelleting on Crop Performance and Seed Yield in French Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) cv. Arka Anoop.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(3): 1710-1715. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.603.196